Mama, Is It Summer Yet? by Nikki McClure


Mama, Is It Summer Yet? by Nikki McClure

In this charming book, one little boy can't wait for summer to finally be here. He keeps asking, 'Mama, is it summer yet?' Mama responds saying, 'Not yet', but there are plenty of signs that indicate spring is changing into summer: The earth is soft and there are seeds to plant, birds singing, ducklings in the pond, and pink blossoms blooming. The young boy even wears his bathing suit and carries a beach pail in preparation, but will it ever be summer? The text is a wonderful celebration of the change of seasons and a great opportunity to showcase Nikki's images of nature and the joys of family and community.

About the Author

Nikki McClure is a self-taught artist who has been making paper-cuts since 1996. She is the author and illustrator of Abrams Collect Raindrops and the illustrator of All In a Day, by Cynthia Rylant. Kirkus said her illustrations make such nebulous concepts as hope and renewal accessible to young readers, and Publishers Weekly said children will enjoy the tenderness of McClure s images. She lives in Olympia, Washington.

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32 pages


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Publication date

27th April 2010



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